Making All Voices Count

Technologies, citizen voice and accountable governance

Making All Voices Count was a programme that supported the development and spread of innovative approaches to fostering accountable, responsive governance – many of them using tools and platforms based on mobile phone and digital technologies.

Innovation, scaling and research projects

From its inception in June 2013 until its end in November 2017, Making All Voices Count issued 178 grants:

  • 72 to innovation projects
  • 38 to scaling projects
  • 7 to tech hubs
  • 61 to research projects.

Fourteen key messages about tech and accountable governance

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Five lessons about supporting innovation

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A learning programme

Making All Voices Count generated research-based evidence on how technologies contribute to accountable governance change processes, and practice-based learning on how to support innovation in this field.

This site

This is an archive of resources from the programme. You can search our publications, projects and blogs by theme and by country, and by type of project or publication.

What data do we want? Understanding demands for open data…
Andrew Kaliati Paskaliah Kachieng’a Indra de Lanerolle

There is demand for data, but also for dialogue between government and citizens to further accountability

The techno-centric gaze: incorporating citizen participation technologies into participatory governance…
Tony Roberts Kevin Hernandez

Explaining the use and non-use of citizen participation technologies in the Philippines

Opening governance – change, continuity and conceptual ambiguity
Rosie McGee Duncan Edwards

Reviewing learning on how open government and open data contributes to more transparent, accountable and responsive governance

Oil Journey: Following the money from oil revenue to improve…

October 23, 2017

Revealing to Ghanaians how much money the government makes from the oil industry and how it is spent